Five of the World’s Most Unique Retrofitted Data Centers - Featured Image

Five of the World’s Most Unique Retrofitted Data Centers

The words ‘cool’ and ‘data center’ may not automatically compute in your mind, but taking a look at some of the world’s most unique retrofitted data centers below might change that for you. Some modern data center providers are focused less on traditional data center spaces as security needs, eco-awareness, and the need to accommodate non-traditional hardware increase.
Future IT Planning: Data Center Trends - Featured Image

Future IT Planning: Data Center Trends

Over the last few years big data, mobility, virtualization, and cloud computing have radically transformed enterprise IT. If you have started to think about your future IT planning, below are a few key data center trends to take note of for the coming year:
IT Industry News - Service Provider Partners - Featured Image

IT Industry News - Service Provider Partners

For those of you looking for a quick bite of IT industry news with your breakfast, here is what our IT Service Provider partners have been up to lately:
Why Businesses Choose Luxembourg - Featured Image

Why Businesses Choose Luxembourg

Since the 70’s many US and foreign multinational companies have taken advantage of the business-friendly tax laws that Luxembourg has to offer.
Q1 Newsletter: 2015 - Featured Image

Q1 Newsletter: 2015

Q1 Panel Event Recap: Cloud vs Colo Smackdown New Infographic: Security-as-a-Service Featured Blog: Cloud Closed - A Rundown of Shutdowns Featured Article: The Allure of Singapore - The World's Second Gateway to China  
Huge Power Outage in Amsterdam- Is Your Datacenter Prepared? - Featured Image

Huge Power Outage in Amsterdam- Is Your Datacenter Prepared?

Whether an outage is caused by bad weather, an overtaxed electrical grid, a backhoe accidentally hitting a power line, your data center needs to be prepared for power loss. Downtime matters, and downtime prevention matters. Most large businesses lease space with Tier 3 or Tier 4 data centers due to the level of redundancy associated with those Tiers. Learn more about the difference between Data Center Tiers.
Where to Put Your Infrastructure in 2015 [video] - Featured Image

Where to Put Your Infrastructure in 2015 [video]

Last week StrataCore and the Seattle SIM co-hosted a panel discussion at the Big Picture in Seattle. The topic was: Cloud vs Colo Smackdown – Where Should You Put Your Infrastructure?
Data Center Billing Models Made Simple - Featured Image

Data Center Billing Models Made Simple

As a company we have toured and fully evaluated over 200 data centers worldwide.
IT News– Tech Trends, Cloud Activity, New Products & Service - Featured Image

IT News– Tech Trends, Cloud Activity, New Products & Service

Here is a quick rundown of a few newsworthy articles that people are talking about it the world of IT, including cloud computing trends for 2015, some M&A activity, new products/services being offered, and organizations leading the technology pack.
Uptime Institute Data Center Tiers Explained - Featured Image

Uptime Institute Data Center Tiers Explained

Your datacenter service provider claims their facility is Tier III.
VMware Product Announcements: 2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back - Featured Image

VMware Product Announcements: 2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back

Amongst the many revelations at VMworld this year were the renaming of VMware’s hosted cloud service product to vCloud Air and the announcement of their new converged infrastructure appliance, EVO:RAIL. 
Industry Updates– Shellshock Bugs, Cloud Acquisitions & Reboots - Featured Image

Industry Updates– Shellshock Bugs, Cloud Acquisitions & Reboots

Just in case you missed it - here's a quick look at a few top industry news articles from last week: Recap of StrataCore Blog Posts: Internet Shellshocked Today: Bash Vulnerability a Webwide Problem A vulnerability reported in the GNU Borne Again Shell (Bash) has been exploited and used to take over Web servers as part of botnet. This newly discovered security hole has been dubbed “Shellshock” and is similar to the Heartbleed bug that appeared last spring in that it allows anyone with knowledge of the vulnerability to exploit a large number of Web servers.